Mechanical engineering is the broadest specialization within the engineering field. Mechanical engineers design and build tools and equipment. You'll conduct research in a variety of areas, from biomechanics, combustion, and computer-aided design to fluid mechanics, robotics, and stress analysis. Mechanical engineering principles are used in the design, development, and production or process of virtually everything.
Skills and abilities this major develops: creativity, comfort with computer technology, listening skills, math skills, testing and analysis, mechanical, and problem-solving skills.